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    Default Citizenship Test

    Hi All..
    I'm about to take my citizenship test and was wondering for those that have taken it what were the questions asked (more importantly the hardest ones if you remember)...
    do i need to memorize the dates?
    birthplaces of the nobel winners? (i did a practice one on the internet and they had these questions)
    The practice one on the website is sooo easy i dont want to get too complacent about it as it was hard enough getting this appointment in the first place.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    TIA.

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    I can't help Nanay but wanted to wish you the best of luck!! I've tried the internet test and failed it several times (and I was born here - you'd think I'd know)

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    I reckon I'd fail it too.. best of luck though

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    I did mine two weeks ago and there are a couple of hard questions but if youve read the book youll be fine. You get 2 goes though once your taken in, so if you fail the first time, you get a second shot before you leave the room. I cant really remember them but you need to know the major dates, like settlement, aust day, our flag, our stone, australian colours, who won the nobel prize, etc. There are 3 uestions u need to pass, which are about the australian beliefs, so as long as you know them, you should be fine. Goodluck!

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    I should get mine done as well but whenever I call to make an appointment, I'm in the queue and have to wait and it takes ages and eventually the connection times out..

    I struggle with all those political questions. The members of parliament, queens representative, how the political parties are set up etc

    Some question however are very easy. Like the floral emblem of Australia, national day etc.

    Where abouts online did you practice? I find it much easier, doing online tests as practice than reading through the book..

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    I read over the book before I went in and wrote it and got all the questions right - my husband didn't read the book - didn't even get the book and got 2 wrong - we both thought the hardest questions were the sports questions.
    It's multiple choice so you don't really have to memorize anything much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coffee View Post
    Where abouts online did you practice? I find it much easier, doing online tests as practice than reading through the book..
    i just googled citizenship test and there were free ones i found, a couple and the ones that came out on the newspapers when they first introduced the test...

    Thanks for the tips guys...

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    (Tongue in cheek)

    I hope these questions help

    New Australian Citizenship Test

    How many slabs can you fit in the back of a Falcon Ute while also allowing room for your cattle dog?

    When packing an Esky, do you put the ice or the beer in first?

    Is the traditional Aussie Christmas dinner:
    a) At least two roasted meats with roast vegetables, followed by a pudding you could use as a cannonball. Also ham. In 40C heat.
    b) A seafood buffet followed by a barbie, with rather a lot of booze. And ham. In 40C heat.
    c) Both of the above, one at lunchtime and one at dinnertime. Weather continues fine.

    How many beers in a slab?

    Does "yeah-nah" mean;
    Yes and no
    Maybe
    Yes I understand but no I don't agree

    The phrases; "strewth" and "flamin' dingo" can be attributed to which TV character?
    a) Toadie from Neighbours
    b) Alf from Home & Away
    c) Agro from Agro's Cartoon Connection
    d) Sgt. Tom Croydon from Blue Heelers

    When cooking a barbecue do you turn the sausages:
    a) Once or twice
    b) As often as necessary to cook
    c) After each stubby
    d) Until charcoal?

    Name three of the Daddo brothers.

    Who was the original lead singer of AC/DC?

    Which option describes your ideal summer afternoon:
    a) Drinking beer a mate's place
    b) Drinking beer at the beach
    c) Drinking beer watching the cricket/footy
    d) Drinking beer at a mate's place while watching the cricket before going to the beach?

    Would you eat pineapple on pizza?

    Would you eat egg on a pizza?

    How many cans of beer did David Boon consume on a plane trip from Australia to England?

    How many stubbies is it from Brissy to the Gold Coast in a Torana travelling at 120km/h?

    Who are Scott and Charlene?

    How do you apply your tomato sauce to a pie?
    a) Squirt and spread with finger
    b) Sauce injection straight into the middle?

    If the police raided your home would you:
    a) Allow them to rummage through your personal items
    b) Phone up the nearest talkback radio shock jock and complain
    c) Put a written complaint in to John Howard and hope that he answers it personally?

    Which Australian Prime Minister held the world record for drinking a yardie full of beer the fastest?

    Have you ever had/do you have a mullet?

    Thongs are:
    a) Skimpy underwear
    b) Casual footwear
    c) They're called jandals, bro?

    On which Ashes tour did Warney's hair look the best?

    a) 1993
    b)1997
    c) 2001 or
    d 2005?

    What is someone is more likely to die of.
    1) Red Back Spider
    2) Great White Shark
    3) Victorian Police Officer
    4) King Brown Snake
    5) Your missus after a big night
    6) Dropbear?

    How many times must a steak be turned on a conventional four-burner barbie?

    Can you sing along to Cold Chisel's Khe Sahn?

    Explain both the "follow-on" and "LBW" rules in cricket and discuss the pros and cons for the third umpire decisions in the latter....

    Name at least 5 items that must be taken to a BBQ.

    Who is current Australian test cricket captain:
    a) Ricky Ponting
    b) Don Bradman
    c) John Howard
    d) Makybe Diva?

    Is it best to take a sick day on:
    a) When the cricket's on?
    b) When the cricket's on?
    c) When the cricket's on?

    What animal is on the Bundaberg Rum bottle?

    What is the difference between a pot and a middy of beer?

    What are Budgie smugglers?

    Did you cry when Molly died on a Country Practice?

    A "Hoppoate" is:
    a) A breed of kangaroo
    b) A kind of Australian "wedgie"
    c) A disgraced Rugby League player?

    What does having a 'chunder' mean?

    When you were young did you prefer the Hills Hoist over any swing set?

    What do the following terms mean:
    a) Mate?
    b) Maate?
    c) Maaaaaaate?

    Best Aussie name is what?
    a) Cheryl
    b) Charlene
    c) Bazza
    d) Thommo
    e) Shazza

    What does the terminology 'True Blue'
    mean
    ...

    2007 AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP TEST

    1. Do you understand the meaning, but are unable to explain the origin of, the term 'died in the @rse'?

    2. What is a 'bloody little beauty';?

    3. Are these terms related:
    chuck a sickie;
    chuck a spaz;
    chuck a U-ey?

    4. Explain the following passage: 'In the arvo last Chrissy the relos rocked up for a barbie, some bevvies and a few snags. After a bit of a Bex and a lie down we opened the pressies, scoffed all the chockies, bickies and lollies. Then we drained a few tinnies and Mum did her na-na after Dad and Stevo had a barney and a bit of biffo.'

    5. Macca, Chooka and Wanger are driving to Surfers in their Torana. If they are travelling at 100 km/h while listening to Barnsey, Farnsey and Acca Dacca, how many slabs will each person on average consume between flashing a brown eye and having a slash?

    6. Complete the following sentences:
    a) 'If the van's rockin' don't bother... ?
    b) You're going home in the back of a ...?
    c) Fair crack of the ... ?

    7."I've had a gutful and I can't be fagged." Discuss

    8. Have you ever been on the giving or receiving end of a wedgie?

    9. Do you have a friend or relative who has a car in their front yard 'up on blocks'? Is his name Bruce and does he have a wife called Cheryl?

    10. Does your family regularly eat a dish involving mincemeat, cabbage, curry powder and a packet of chicken noodle soup called either chow mein, chop suey or kai see ming?

    11. What are the ingredients in a rissole?

    12. Demonstrate the correct procedure for eating a Tim Tam.

    13. Do you have an Aunty Irene who smokes 30 cigarettes a day and sounds like a bloke?

    14. In any two-hour period have you ever eaten three-bean salad, a chop and two serves of pav washed down with someone else's beer that has been flogged from a bath full of ice?

    15. When you go to a bring- your-own-meat barbie can you eat other people's meat or are you only allowed to eat your own?

    16. What purple root vegetable beginning with the letter 'b' is required by law to be included in a hamburger with the lot?

    17. Do you own or have you ever owned a lawn mower, a pair of thongs, an Esky or Ugg boots?

    18. Is it possible to 'prang a car' while doing 'circle work'?

    19. Who would you like to crack on to?

    20. Who is the most Australian:
    Kevin 'Bloody' Wilson,
    John 'True Blue' Williamson,
    Kylie Minogue or Warnie?

    21. Is there someone you are only mates with because they own a trailer or have a pool?

    22. What does "sinkin p!ss at a mates joint and gettin' para"; mean?

    23. How far would you wear your mockies?
    Inside only?
    Back yard only?
    To the letter box?
    To the milk bar for a packed of winni blues?
    To the movies?
    To the pub?
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    Lol WCM! I especially like-
    "13. Do you have an Aunty Irene who smokes 30 cigarettes a day and sounds like a bloke?"
    Seriously though, this test sounds so dodgy, questions about sports & Nobel prize winners?! Not questions about your values & attitudes maybe?
    I'd so fail a test on Australian general knowledge questions & I've lived here my whole life, I hope that doesn't make me a bad Australian...
    But good luck with your test!

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    this means i've got a lot memorising to do...i hate memorising esp dates..i feel like im in social studies in school all over again


 

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